A UMNS Report By Heather Hahn* 6:00 P.M. ET September 10, 2012 Retired United Methodist Bishop Melvin G. Talbert. A UMNS file photo by John C. Goodwin. View in Photo Gallery The United Methodist Church’s African-American caucus announced Sept. 5 that it stands with retired Bishop Melvin G. Talbert. More than 70 United Methodist clergy [...]
September 22 from 9 am to Noon at First UMC, Austin (1201 Lavaca Street). Austin Interfaith will present a civic academy on a range of issues related to homelessness in Austin. The Academy will include presentations and panel discussions with key leaders in city government and in local non-profits. Space is limited to please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. $5 [...]
Please join TCADP and friends to engage in education and action on the death penalty. A House Concert with Sara Hickman and Shelley King Please join the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP) and friends on Sunday, September 16, 2012 for a special night of music, food, and fellowship! Singer-songwriter and TCADP Advisory Board Member Sara Hickman and her [...]
We will have a short, informal reception immediately following the worship service this Sunday, July 15th (11:30ish.) Please stay for a bit to meet the wonderful people who are a part of this year’s Pastors for Peace caravan. We’d appreciate all snacks/finger foods you’d like to bring to share! We’ll have tea, water, and coffee.
Day Ten began with legislation on human sexuality. At stake was the removal the clause in our Social Principles which states that “homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching.” Well-known clergy Adam Hamilton and Mike Slaughter co-authored an amendment which would have kept the language of incompatibility but add a phrase that United Methodists are not [...]
Hosted by SWTX Conference RMN Planning Team & MFSA Austin Chapter: Saturday, January 14, 2012 9am – 2pm Trinity United Methodist Church, 4001 Speedway In addition to networking with other United Methodists, you will learn about the impact Reconciling Ministries Network will have at General Conference (Tampa, April 24-May 4, 2012) and how you can [...]
Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera invites you to their Women & Fair Trade Festival. Enjoy music & poetry and shop for holiday gifts. For more info, call 512-474-2399 or visit womenandfairtrade.weebly.com. To volunteer, email email@example.com. Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13 10 am – 6 pm The Old School, 1604 East 11th St.
Journey to Matete: Transforming Lives Community to Community Join us as Kerry Stevens takes us on an incredible journey from Austin to Matete, Kenya, and witness the transformation of lives along the way. Kerry is a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, which is leading a community initiative in partnership with World Vision to help [...]
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